How to travel from Manchester to Peterborough

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Travel Information to Peterborough from Manchester

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$5 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $28 (€24) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or East Midlands Trains

Travel 103 miles (166 km) by train or bus from Manchester to Peterborough. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or East Midlands Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Peterborough.

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from Manchester to Peterborough

How to get from Manchester to Peterborough by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Manchester to Peterborough is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel between Manchester and Peterborough on National Express, Northern Rail (3) and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Manchester and Peterborough you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Peterborough from Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Manchester to Peterborough

      FAQs: Travel to Peterborough easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Peterborough.

      There are 2 travel options from Manchester to Peterborough: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Peterborough is a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

      This is compared to other travel options from Manchester to Peterborough:

      Taking a bus costs $23 (€20) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $28 (€24).

      The fastest way to get to Peterborough from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 30 min.

      Other travel options to Peterborough take longer:

      Getting to Peterborough by bus takes 7 h 20 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 103 miles (166 km) from Manchester to Peterborough.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Peterborough is:

      • 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Manchester and Peterborough as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Peterborough:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Manchester, Coach Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Station.
      • Most travelers board their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Peterborough.

      The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Peterborough:

      • National Express, FlixBus or Bus can get you to Peterborough by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Manchester to Peterborough for $5 (€4) on Omio.
      • Travel with East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, East Coast, CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains for trains to Peterborough. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail (3) Manchester to Peterborough tickets on Omio for $28 (€24).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Peterborough with the following travel companies:

      • 5 direct trains per day with East Midlands Trains.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Peterborough as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Peterborough from Manchester.

      Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Peterborough don't make Peterborough their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Peterborough are London, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Birmingham or London Stansted Airport, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Peterborough to any of these top destinations today!

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